01 Apr Freebirds Taps COO to Serve as President

Freebirds named current chief operating officer Bobby Shaw as the company’s new president. As president and COO, Shaw will remain in charge of day-to-day operations and execution of the company’s growth strategy.

With more than 20 years of operational experience in the restaurant industry behind him,...

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01 Apr When Vegan Goes Mainstream

Plant-based concepts and specialty menus are no longer raising eyebrows, but appetites.

Plant-based eating is gaining traction among the 98 percent of Americans who don’t identify as vegans but are attracted to the cuisine’s health and environmental benefits—not to mention its cool factor.

A 2015 survey by...

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